The Rewards and Challenges of Being a Caregiver

As baby boomers age and wounded soldiers return from Iraq, more and more Americans will be caring for ill family members at home. Andrew Solomon and Susan Lehman are contributors to the new essay collection, An Uncertain Inheritance: Writers on Caring for Family. Nell Casey is the book's editor.

Event: Nell Casey will be in discussion with Frank McCourt, Abigail Thomas, and Andrew Solomon, moderated by Dr. Anne Renne Testa
Wednesday, December 12 at 6 pm
Columbia University Teachers College
Milbank Chapel
525 West 120th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)

An Uncertain Inheritance is available for purchase at

Weigh in: Tell us about your caregiving challenges and rewards. What's your situation?